Eligibility Requirements

HEEF scholarships are based on a combination of low-income family background, academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities, community volunteer work, church service or work-employment.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

    1. Latino/a who has lived in Orange County (OC), California for the past three years.
    2. An OC high school graduate or an OC community college transfer student who plans to enroll full-time at a four year college or university in Fall 2019.
    3. First generation college student.
    4. Family income limit of $60,000. Must complete FAFSA application or CalSar report.
    5. We welcome Dream Act/AB540 applicants. Complete the financial information section of the online application.

Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will be accepted from mid-October through December 31, 2019. All applications are submitted online – click on “Apply for a HEEF Scholarship” below.

Questions? Contact Mayra Chavez at 949.553.4202 ext. 237 or email mchavez@oc-cf.org.

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